Biography Julia Rinderle

The promising young German pianist Julia Rinderle fascinates her audience with a strong stage presence and highly sensitive and profound playing. After her recital at the famous Kaisersaal in Ottobeuren, Germany, she was praised as an “enchantress of the piano” with a “flush of sounds and colours” (Memminger Zeitung, 18 June 2014).

The 26-year old pianist Julia Rinderle began her piano studies at the age of seven with the Russian piano teacher Ludmila Lissovaja. From 2006 to 2009, she was a student of the pianist Ingmar Schwindt. Presently she is studying at the Mozarteum Salzburg in the class of Professor Imre Rohmann, after completing her Master’s degree with the highest marks at the Hochschule für Musik, Theater und Medien Hannover with Professor Roland Krüger. In 2015/2016 Julia Rinderle was studying as an Erasmus-Student with Prof. Jan Jiracek von Arnim at the Music University in Vienna.

In addition, through master classes for piano and chamber music, she has received significant artistic guidance from famous luminaries like Bernd Glemser, Matthias Kirschnereit, Bernd Goetzke, Emanuel Ax, Karl-Heinz Kämmerling, Paul Badura-Skoda and Arie Vardi.

At just 13 years of age, she gave her first performance as a soloist with symphony orchestra, and since then has regularly performed concertos with orchestras including “The Polish Chamber Philharmonic Orchestra Sopot”.

Julia’s many concerts have taken her to numerous cities throughout Germany and Europe to Switzerland, Austria, Sweden, Denmark, France, Italy, the Netherlands, South Africa, Israel and the USA. She has been invited to perform at the “Köthener Bachfesttage” and at the “International Music Festival Goslar” as well as at the famous Tivoli Concert Hall Copenhagen and the “Gläserner Saal” at Musikverein, Vienna.

In summer 2016 she played concerts in the USA in the context of the famous Piano Festival “Pianofest in the Hamptons”.

Julia held scholarships from the sought-after „Deutschland- Stipendium“, the scholarship “Musik braucht Freunde” Hannover and the “Rupert-Gabler-Stiftung”.

Julia has received numerous prizes at national and international music competitions, including first prize at the “Steinway” Competition in Munich. She awarded prizes at the national “Bach Competition”  at Köthen (second prize), and second prize at the International Chamber Music Competition “Charles Hennen Competition” in Heerlen (Netherlands) with her piano trio. In addition, she was given the third prize at the International Piano Competition “Concorso Argento” in Italy and won four different special prizes at the international “Münchner Klavierpodium”. Moreover, Julia Rinderle won the 16th international “Louis- Spohr- Wettbewerb” as well as the audience award and was awarded first prize at the international piano competition „Lia Tortora“ in Italy. In 2013, she won the „II. International Youth Piano Competition“ in Troisdorf, Germany.

In February 2016, Julia Rinderle released her debut-CD with the labels HELBLING and NAXOS with works by Anselm Hüttenbrenner and Robert Schumann. For more Information, e.g. press comments, visit: http://www.helbling.at/?pagename=product&product=W7453CD

Julia is a very many-sided artist. She enjoys presenting her concerts and giving the audience useful and enjoyable information about the pieces she will perform. She is also experienced in performing contemporary music and its special effects or methods ( such as John Cage’s “Prepared Piano”) as well as early music on harpsichord and pianoforte. Julia is a skilled and passionate chamber musician and has performed with many different instruments, including the clarinet, flute, oboe, trumpet, trombone, tuba, percussion instruments, violin, viola, and cello, as well as with singers

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